bringing draft back?
"The community draft boards that became notorious for sending
reluctant young men off to Vietnam have languished since the early
1970s, their membership ebbing and their purpose all but lost when
the draft was ended. But a few weeks ago, on an obscure federal
Web site devoted to the war on terrorism, the Bush administration
quietly began a public campaign to bring the draft boards back to
of Defense web page:
"The Selective Service System wants to hear from men and women
in the community who might be willing to serve as members of a local
turnout forecast in San Antonio election
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water war vote
taking steps toward less-polluting Deely powerplant
attacks in Iraq
Spain said it was withdrawing much of its diplomatic staff
from Iraq for security reasons, the third coalition country to do so in
Can't Go On
"..the Congressional Budget Office analyzed how many U.S.
soldiers could be kept in Iraq without extending tours beyond
one year. The conclusion was that force levels would have to start
dropping rapidly about five months from now, and that the forces
in Iraq and Kuwait would eventually have to shrink by almost two-thirds.."
battle over books in Texas
gives final okay to Bush's $87 billion for Iraq
votes to fine AT&T for violating No-Call list
goes nuts on Halloween
funeral director in more trouble
Punished For Keeping Extra Soda From Machine
suspended for condom giveaway "A lot of my friends are
sexually active," she said. "I tell them, 'If you're going
to do it, be safe.' " Lanessa taped the prophylactics to her
shirt and let students remove them. By 8:30 a.m., she had distributed
about 50 condoms to classmates, she said."
concludes paratroopers risk brain injury
who cut off husband's penis walks free from court
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